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'Meh': Apparent Note-to-Self Makes It Into Published Federal Decision

Wed, 2019-02-13 14:09

Call it a cautionary tale for clerks in an age when web scrapers are watching Pacer's every move.

         

Roberts Declares Himself First Amendment's 'Most Aggressive Defender' at SCOTUS

Wed, 2019-02-13 12:56

It was a remarkable comment—rare for a justice to attach himself to a certain line of jurisprudence.

         

Critical Mass: SEC Punts on Mandatory Arbitration in Shareholder Suits. Plus, Roger Stone's NFL Case Cameo

Wed, 2019-02-13 12:04

A law professor said that, if adopted, mandatory arbitration would be 'the death knell of securities fraud class actions'

         

How I Made Partner: Weil Gotshal's Adam Banks

Wed, 2019-02-13 10:52

A key to business development is "not just delivering excellent client service time and again, but really going the extra mile to exceed expectations and deliver service that leaves a lasting impression and makes your work indispensable."

         

Fox Rothschild's New CMO Quietly Joins, Quickly Departs

Wed, 2019-02-13 10:31

Jodie Collins accepted the position but left Fox after just a few days, firm management confirmed.

         

Court Letterhead Used for Scams Targeting Attorneys, Others

Wed, 2019-02-13 10:31

The Florida Supreme Court warned on Wednesday that it doesn't send legal notices via email after a scam has resurfaced, featuring counterfeit letterheads aimed at bilking its targets. Similar frauds have also emerged in Georgia.

         

Executive Order on Artificial Intelligence Could Spur Conversation in Legal Profession

Wed, 2019-02-13 10:05

The order signed by President Donald Trump on Monday, known as the American AI Initiative, will direct federal agencies to prioritize AI investments, set governance standards and help and build a workforce in the AI world.

         

Skilled in the Art: Mission Impossible: Section 101 Protocol + No Patent Is Ever Safe in Trading Technologies Case

Wed, 2019-02-13 08:54

The Senate Judiciary Committee announced it will reestablish a subcommittee on intellectual property, a move prompted by issues ranging from “rampant theft from state actors like China, to confusion among innovators and inventors about what is even patentable.

         

Albany Law Students Create Tech Tool for Businesses to Obtain Nonprofit Status

Wed, 2019-02-13 08:30

Albany Law School released a web-based platform created by its students to help lawyers efficiently serve their clients that are attempting to gain nonprofit status in New York state.

         

What's Next: Who's Policing Our DNA? | AI + Human Error | Dose of Dystopia: Black Mirror Edition

Wed, 2019-02-13 06:30

Should police need a warrant to tap into consumer genetics sites like 23andMe? Plus, why AI needs lawyers, best practices for your cryptocurrency lockbox, and what Netflix knows about your decisions.

         

Harvard in Court, Gig Disputes, MoFo's Mommies: The Morning Minute

Wed, 2019-02-13 05:00

Here's the news you need to start your day.

         

EY Hires Key Financial Services Partner From Big Four Rival PwC

Wed, 2019-02-13 02:20

The addition comes as the Big Four continue to bolster their legal offerings

         

Dr. Phil Sued by Guest Who Claims She Was Humiliated 'For the Sake of Good Television Ratings'

Tue, 2019-02-12 23:57

She revealed in a pre-interview that she believed she "possessed various supernatural powers," leading to the host "aggressively" interrogating her on the air.

         

Compliance Hot Spots: DOJ Defends FTC Staff Advisory Opinions | Tax Law Spurs Law Firm Work | Cannabis Lobbying Blitz | All the New Moves

Tue, 2019-02-12 20:00

The US Justice Department is urging the Supreme Court to turn down a challenge to the informal agency guidance issued by FTC staff. Plus: the Trump administration's tax law has been a great boon for... lawyers. Scroll down for our epic moves list. Thanks for reading!

         

Skilled in the Art: Mission Impossible: Section 101 Protocol + No Patent Is Ever Safe in Trading Technologies Case

Tue, 2019-02-12 20:00

The Senate Judiciary Committee announced it will reestablish a subcommittee on intellectual property, a move prompted by issues ranging from “rampant theft from state actors like China, to confusion among innovators and inventors about what is even patentable.

         

Cooley Posts Double-Digit Revenue, Profit Growth in 2018

Tue, 2019-02-12 17:04

Cooley saw net income skyrocket 23.9 percent to $535.6 million as revenue surged 14.4 percent to $1.23 billion.

         

Two Veteran In-House Counsel Talk About Why They Moved to Law Firms

Tue, 2019-02-12 16:38

Corporate Counsel talked with Teri Wood and Dale Nelson about their decisions to switch career paths and go into private practice.

         

In 'Mommy Track' Lawsuit, MoFo Points to Its Track Record for Defense

Tue, 2019-02-12 16:31

"Setting aside the fact that each plaintiff was treated fairly, each challenges highly individualized personnel decisions," wrote the firm's lawyers at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.

         

Are You as 'Mean' as Amy Klobuchar?

Tue, 2019-02-12 14:07

May I just say that she'd fit in just fine at a lot of law firms?

         

Gig Economy Plaintiffs Will Test-Drive New SCOTUS Ruling Against Arbitration

Tue, 2019-02-12 13:32

Plaintiffs and management-side lawyers will assess whether and how the U.S. Supreme Court's "New Prime" ruling can be applied to on-demand transportation workers.

         

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